Willie Mays, a perennial all-star center fielder for the New York and San Francisco Giants in the 1950s and ’60s whose powerful bat, superb athletic grace and crafty baseball acumen earned him a place with Babe Ruth atop the game’s roster of historic greats, died June 18. He was 93.

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USS Abraham Lincoln hosts players, coaches competing in Holiday Bowl

DirecTV Holiday Bowl President Dennis DuBard toured the USS Abraham Lincoln on Sunday afternoon with players and coaches from the Louisville and USC football teams. In 2002, DuBard was commanding officer of the USS Peleliu, a Marine helicopter carrier then stationed in San Diego.

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